Unpaid intern – depends on who benefits

October 8th, 2018 by hrsimple


You need some help with projects that are a little less than crucial and school's have students looking for some pratical experience in the working world. Sounds like a PB and J mashup no brainer, right?

Hold on Hoss, not so fast, especially since the Department of Labor adopted new rules. SHRM, with help from Littler and Fisher Phillips, provides six tips for creating a sound internship program:

  1. meaningful tasks
  2. coordinate with the school
  3. check state laws
  4. acknowledgement
  5. evaluate
  6. weigh the cost





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